Come walk with us on The Ghosts of Charleston leaving nightly from Buxton Books, Charleston’s waterfront, independent bookstore. Our licensed guides are expert storytellers who lead you through centuries old alleys and paths while sharing stories and solid history from Julian Buxton’s best-selling book The Ghosts of Charleston. The true tales of intrigue, tragedy, and lost love reveal a rich underside of Charleston’s character that isn’t apparent during the day. The highlight of your tour is our exclusive nighttime access to the 18th century Unitarian Church Graveyard, where you will experience something magical. The Ghosts of Charleston is Buxton Books’ signature and most popular book-based walking tour -- a favorite of visitors and locals for over 21 years.
• 1.5 hours
Listen to the lost stories of black Charleston on this 2-hour walking tour. Hear forgotten folktales and learn about the heroes and heroines who were left out of the history books. Gain more understanding about Charleston's role in the nation's history on this enthralling walking tour.
• 2 hours
Hear the story of historical Charleston on this 2-hour walking tour. Charleston’s history stretches back nearly four centuries - that’s a lot of ground to cover. In this tour based on Robert Rosen’s acclaimed ‘A Short History of Charleston’, our licensed guides will expertly lead you through the city’s cobblestone streets and grand thoroughfares while painting a picture of life in Charleston both centuries ago and up to the present day. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of Charleston’s important place in the history of both the United States and the world.
• 2 hours